Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 03/19/2018  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  President Proposes Cutting Opioid Rx by 1/3, Death Penalty for Sellers, Other Measures
•  Congress Confronts Another Must-Pass Spending Bill Deadline: March 23rd
•  New AMA Survey: Patient Clinical Outcomes Shortchanged by Prior Authorization
•  RWJ Foundation Releases County Health Rankings & Roadmaps Report
•  Maine Quality Counts Publishes new "Choosing Wisely" Toolkit for Employers
•  Diabetes Alert Day - March 27: 3 Strategies that Change the Conversation You Have with Patients on Type 2 Diabetes Prevention
•  MMA Board Approves Climate Change Resolution
•  Bipartisan Group of Senators Propose Bill to Ban “Gag Clauses” on Prescription Savings
•  Do you hold a DEA X-waiver to prescribe buprenorphine?
128TH MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  Legislative Call This Tuesday, March 20th
•  Legislative Report: Female Genital Cutting, Medical Marijuana, and More
•  Med Student/MMA Board Member Knowland Testifies on Student Loan Bill
•  Governor Approves Meningococcal Vaccine Rule
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  QC2018: Building Communities of Practice through Innovation - Wednesday, April 4, 2018
•  MMA and Jackson Laboratory Seeking Volunteers to Assist with 2018 Maine Cancer Genomics Initiative Forum - April 6-8
•  FREE 8-Hr. MAT Waiver Training Being Offered in Dover, NH - Friday, April 27th
•  Introduction to Lean in Healthcare Full-Day Workshop on Tuesday, May 8
•  New Free CME on Alzheimer's Risk, Detection, and Management
•  Peer Navigation Program from Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE)
•  Online Learning Opportunities Offering CME Credits - from the Northern New England Practice Transformation Network
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Medical Board Physician
•  Outpatient Only - Internal Medicine with Loan Repayment & Sign-on Bonus
•  Family Practice Physician - Bucksport Regional Health Center
•  Hospice Physician – Lewiston, ME
•  Internal Medicine Outpatient Physician
•  Operations Director
•  Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician – Bangor, Maine
•  Relocate to Beautiful Southwestern Maine - Medical Director/Family Practice Physician
•  Clinical Cardiology Opportunity
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians

 

Clinical Cardiology Opportunity

Maine Medical Partners MaineHealth Cardiology is seeking an invasive clinical cardiologist (non-interventional) for their practice located in their Augusta and Waterville, Maine locations

Maine Medical Partners MaineHealth Cardiology is seeking an invasive clinical cardiologist (non-interventional) for their practice located in their Augusta and Waterville, Maine locations.  Selected candidates will join a growing team of over 50 cardiologists who provide inpatient, outpatient and consultative services. 

Maine Medical Partners MaineHealth Cardiology is a growing practice, with office locations in Augusta, Waterville, Lewiston, Rockport, and Scarborough, and is affiliated with the nationally recognized cardiac services at Maine Medical Center and its parent organization MaineHealth. 

This integrated practice includes Maine General Health, Maine’s third largest health care system.  The Alfond Center for Health, MaineGeneral Medical Center’s state-of-the art, 192-bed regional hospital, has a cardiac catheterization lab and full on site imaging, including echocardiography and nuclear testing.  The Augusta/Waterville practice consists of 9 cardiologists and 2 advanced practice providers.

For more information please contact Alison C. Nathanson, Director, MaineHealth Physician Recruitment Center at (207) 661-7383 or nathaa@mainehealth.org.

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